Justin Bieber pulled a heel transfer at his concert in Montreal on Tuesday evening.
The pop singer, a famous Toronto Maple Leafs fan who has even designed attire for the NHL franchise, requested the viewers in Montreal, “How ’bout the Leafs, though, huh? How’s that playoff spot looking for you guys this year?”
The crowd booed vociferously.
The Maple Leafs are 42-19-5 this season, whereas the Canadiens are 18-38-11, with the worst report not simply within the Atlantic Division, however the entire league.
When Bieber continued to troll the group by trying to start out a “Go Leafs Go” chant, they responded with “Go Habs Go!”
Canadien hockey fans, even when their groups are within the cellar, are a loyal bunch. The Canadiens, who misplaced within the Stanley Cup final season, and Maple Leafs have lone been hated rivals.
Bieber’s taunts are one thing extra historically seen in a professional wrestling area, as a tried and true trope of unhealthy guys telling the viewers that their sports activities crew is the pits. It has not been as widespread on the earth of music, the place performers are inclined to ingratiate themselves to the paying fans.